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Welcome to the International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFi2018)

It is a great pleasure to announce the International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MiFFI) which will be held on 2-4 May 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The theme of the conference is:

Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients

More than ever the demand for better, healthier and cheaper foods is pivotal to consumers and thus the producers, affiliated industries and research institutions. This affects the entire supply chain from university scientists to commercialization of research in the industry. A forum for this specific area of microbiology is needed in Europe to give voice to the large community working dedicatedly to improve foods and feed for the benefit of health, experience and the economy.

 Microbial food and feed ingredients have a growing role both in terms of research, education and industry – as well as from a strategical point of view. Denmark is a leading country in advanced development and sales of bacteria cultures and enzymes worldwide. Furthermore, Denmark and northern Europe have large agricultural sectors, well-developed food industries and a high level of university programmes within microbial ingredients making Denmark a very suitable venue for this conference.

 What is understood by Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients?

The term microbial food and feed ingredients, is to be understood in its broadest sense. This means that the congress will encompass e.g.:

  • Microbial Food Cultures for the dairy, meat, and wine industry
  •  Probiotic cultures for food and dietary supplements
  • Direct Fed Microbials for feed
  • Yeast and yeast extracts
  • Proteins and peptide ingredients produced by fermentation e.g. enzymes
  • Metabolites produced by fermentation used as ingredients in food and feed e.g. vitamins, acids, alcohols, and flavors.

We expect 200-300 participants from both the research and business to take part in the congress. The MiFFI conference will offer high level scientific presentations, networking activities and is an excellent opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences within microbial food and feed ingredients.

We hope you will join us for MiFFI 2018 Congress and look forward to welcoming you to Copenhagen!

Kind regards,

 On behalf of the Local Organising Committee

 Lars Bogø Jensen, DTU Food (Chair)

 

Important dates


1 October 2017
    
Open abstracts submission

1 December 2017    
Abstracts Submission Deadline

1 March 2018
Early Registration Deadline


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